Judge Info - Joseph Wilson

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Retirement Announced 3/31/2015

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.

Traits

Each judge on ShowDog.Com gives a different amount of weight to each trait of the dogs that they judge in each show.  Below is a table of which traits Joseph Wilson looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Very Low
Size/Height Very Low
Feet Very High

Favorite Handlers

Each judge has a preference for certain handlers.  These preferences may be based on past experiences, showing style, or just plain old dirty politics.  This preference is completely separate from the quality of the exhibitor, which DOES come into play in the show ring.  Joseph Wilson has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Katy Murrell
2 Beah McEwen
3 John Rome
4 Jessa McKinnley
5 Norma Young
6 Jay McHaney
7 Dan Adams
8 Jeff Wehlan
9 Willie Cundiff
10 Edna Dixon
11 Bob Coke
12 Debbie Merrill
13 Jean Infante
14 Ster Coaxum
15 June Dixon
16 Kennis Greiner
17 Marc Buchhelt
18 Matt Moore
19 Aimeene Good
20 Riely Whalen
21 Ster Stockyard
22 Robert Pouk
23 Caryn Brumit
24 Flozell Tucker
25 Herb Bowe

Only the top 25 are listed for the sake of brevity.

Recent Judged Shows

Below is a list of the shows recently judged by this judge. 

Show Date Best in Show
Southern Cross All Breeds 8 5/24/2020 Lanakila Hollywood Heartthrob
Australian All Breed 8 5/22/2020 Lanakila Box Office Smash
Walk in the Fen 25 5/17/2020 Lanakila Thrushcross Grange
Jolly Show 16 5/11/2020 Rio Zero Exposure
April 2020 Brussels Griffon Nationals 4/13/2020
Virus Show 8 4/4/2020
Virus Show 5 4/1/2020
January 2020 Airedale Terrier Nationals 1/3/2020
Luck of the draw 2 12/12/2019
KDH All Breed 121 12/2/2019 Draig Labyrinth at Lanakila


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